“In Myanmar the Working Class Stood up to the Military Junta and We Are Still Fighting”: Interview with a Burmese Activist
An interview with Thinzar Shunlei Yi, a Burmese grassroots activist, about the situation in Myanmar eight months after the coup.
Nicolás DaneriOctober 12, 2021
“Working-Class People Have Been Crucial” — Interview with Students in Myanmar
Left Voice interviewed two student activists who have been resisting the military coup in Myanmar. They talked about the country’s history and the role of students and workers in the resistance to the coup.
Left VoiceJune 7, 2021
“Workers’ Rights and Democracy is Not Something to be Taken for Granted”: An Interview With Myanmar Activist in Korea, Yan Kyaw Moe.
Our comrades from NoHeTu in Korea interviewed activist Yan Kyaw Moe about the political situation in Myanmar, uprisings by students and workers against the military coup, and how migrant workers abroad are supporting the movement at home.
NoHeTuMay 30, 2021
“We’re Together in This Fight”: Hundreds of Messages of Solidarity from Myanmar to Colombia
Left Voice has received hundreds of messages from Myanmar in solidarity with the brave fighters in Colombia. "We are in the same struggle," people in Myanmar say as they fight the right-wing coup. This is what internationalism looks like.
Left VoiceMay 9, 2021
U.S. Senators and Oil Multinationals are Debating Whether to Impose Sanctions on Myanmar to Protect Imperialist Interests
U.S. senators are lobbying Joe Biden to impose sanctions on Myanmar's oil industry despite lobbying from oil and gas multinationals such as Chevron and Total.
Philippe AlcoyMay 2, 2021
Uprisings in Myanmar Continue as Repression Intensifies
In Myanmar more than 700 demonstrators, including children as young as five and workers gunned down in their factories, have been killed since resistance to the coup began in early February.
Robert NaraiApril 23, 2021
Is Myanmar Heading Toward a Civil War?
For weeks now, Myanmar’s heroic youth and working class have defiantly organized their self-defense in the face of increased repression. Now that ethnic armed groups are joining the resistance, some political factions are proposing the formation of a federal army. These developments underscore the possibility of a full-blown civil war in Myanmar.
Salvador SolerApril 8, 2021
Myanmar’s Coup Regime Massacred Over 100 Protesters in the Deadliest Crackdown Yet
Yesterday, on Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day, there were mass protests against the military regime. Despite being the bloodiest day since the start of the coup on February 1, protests against the coup are only growing.
Juan Andrés GallardoMarch 28, 2021
Bloody Wednesday in Myanmar: At Least 38 Killed in Anti-Coup Protests
Mobilizations against the military coup in Myanmar continue to be strong despite increasing repression. Last Sunday, the armed forces killed 18 people. Today became the bloodiest day so far, with at least 38 demonstrators killed.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaMarch 3, 2021
Myanmar Explodes in General Strike Against the Coup
Hundreds of thousands of workers and protesters took to the streets in Myanmar amidst threats of repression by the military government. Over the weekend, two people were killed by the police — a total of four have been killed since the movement against the coup began.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaFebruary 22, 2021